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Island Breeze Luau

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Address: Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, 75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Voted the Best of West Hawaii since 2000 , the Island Breeze Lu'au and is...

Voted the Best of West Hawaii since 2000 , the Island Breeze Lu'au and is located on the shores of Kamakahonu Bay and the historic grounds of the Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel. An evening filled with delicious food and authentic Island entertainment. Highlights include the re-enactment of the arrival of Kamehameha I aboard an outrigger canoe, the unearthing of the imu (underground oven), preliminary arts and crafts where you have a chance to meet the performers, a 22-dish buffet, an open bar and the finale of the Siva Afi - spectacular Samoan Fireknife dance.

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Island Breeze Luau - A Bit Expensive, But Worth It

This event is held at the Marriott Courtyard King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel. We opted for the standard seating and were very pleased. It appeared that the primary advantage... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We just enjoyed a wonderful evening of fun activities, delicious food and exceptional music, dancing and information. Definitely something we would do again!

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Georgetown,TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This event is held at the Marriott Courtyard King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel. We opted for the standard seating and were very pleased. It appeared that the primary advantage of the Premium seating was that you were seated first and, perhaps, a bit closer to the stage. The Mai Tai bowl was mediocre, but the food was very good and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended this Luau last night, we have done a few and this one is a definite must do. The food is traditional, through flavors are amazing, the host informs the "Ohana", or family as we were referred all about the methods of cooking. You can feel the strong sense of cultural pride in their performance and the show was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finally were able to take our entire family to The Big Island (9 adults and 3 grandchildren) and wanted to cap off our last night with a luau. All the reviews we read indicated that the Island Breeze Luau at the Courtyard Marriott was the best. It was an expensive outing but at the end of it we were... More 

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konakohala, Social Media Coordinator at Island Breeze Luau, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time in leaving us a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us with your whole Ohana :) Safe travels More 

Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second experience with at the Island Breeze Lu'ua and again we loved it! It takes place on the historic grounds of the King Kam hotel in Kailua-Kona (we stayed at the hotel, but visitors can get a discounted rate on parking at the hotel if going to the Lu'ua). The food was AWESOME! They had the kaula... More 

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konakohala, Social Media Coordinator at Island Breeze Luau, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time in leaving us a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us, not only once but twice! Safe travels and hope to see you again in the future :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great performances! Great food! Loved it! It was very educational too, learning about all the different Polynesian dances and songs was really cool!!

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Campbell, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

after reading the reviews, we expected more. entertainment mixes new style contemporary hawaiian and some traditional music and dance. we would have preferred more traditional and less contemporary.the ocean side setting is nice! the trader vic's mai tais were adequate.miller lite and jug wine was drinkable. the kahlua pig was cold and dry-if you put some of the bbq chicken... More 

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J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Island Breeze Luau, responded to this review

Aloha, We thank you for providing us with the feedback on your recent lu'au experience. I apologize for the items you pointed about regarding the presentation of the entrees. I have shared your comments with or Culinary team to ensure a close monitor is being kept on the food line and foods are served at the appropriate temperatures. We appreciate... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This was my third visit to this luau. I had looked forward to the show, some of the food, and a good Mai Tai from the bartender. Instead, for my 100.00 per adult, I arrived to a new bartender making the drinks with some kind of sour mix instead of good ingredients, barely warm food, and a truncated presentation. No... More 

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J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Island Breeze Luau, responded to this review

Aloha Timothy, Thank you for returning to our lu'au event, though I am disappointed to know that you were not quite satisfied with the experience. I have shared your comments with the appropriate parties that oversee the event. I would like to mention that we have maintained our standing as the #1 Lu'au in West Hawaii as noted in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We booked the Island Breeze Luau after seeing reviews on TripAdvisor and when we booked our hotel. We were supposed to attend the Tuesday evening show but had to rebook last minute. They were very accommodating when I called and was able to rebook for Thursday evening. We arrived at the entrance to the luau at 5 pm but got... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

This was our first and only luau, so I have nothing to compare it to, but we did our research before selecting this one and were very pleased with the experience. This troop of entertainers performs on at the Marriott Courtyard in Kona and on alternate nights up the road about 40 miles at the Marriott Waikoloa Village. We hesitate... More 

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konakohala, Social Media Coordinator at Island Breeze Luau, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time in leaving us a review. We are pleased to hear you chose us to to have your first lu'au experience. More 

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